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‘Where I grew up they didn’t teach soul violin, so I combined my two loves’

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THE STORY is well known - but only to an extent. Before she became Joan As Policewoman, she was a member of The Dambuilders, Black Beetle, and then Antony and The Johnsons. What is less remarked on, yet perhaps more crucial to her development as an artist and musician, was her time as a classical violinist.

Promising young pianist to play Beethoven in Galway

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JOE O'GRADY, the award winning 13-year-old pianist from Dublin, will treat Galway to a performance of Beethoven’s Pathétique Sonata at the annual Emily Anderson Memorial Concert.

New Galway orchestra to play two shows in 2019

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THE CONTEMPO Quartet, and Paul Ezergailis, co-principal of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, part of a new orchestra which was launched recently in Galway - Luminosa Music - wil pay two concerts in the city this year.

'Messiah is a piece for everybody'

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HANDEL'S MESSIAH is as much a Christmas staple as Santa Claus and sleigh bells and, on Saturday December 8, Music For Galway presents this festive masterpiece at Galway Cathedral, performed by the Irish Baroque Orchestra.

RNLI charity concert in Achill

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A charity concert in aid of the RNLI and St Thomas' Church, Dugort, Achill, will take place on Sunday, 14th October at 3pm in the church.

Musical treat to raise funds for Tomorrow for Tomás

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A concert later this month will raise much-needed funds for Tomorrow for Tomás, a charity set up to assist Tomás, a bright chatty boy originally from Renmore and now living in Corofin, who has faced some major challenges in his first seven years.

Tom French’s variations of the sonnet

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TOM FRENCH'S fifth collection, The Last Straw (The Gallery Press) exudes a deep sense of warmth even before it is opened. The painting illustrating the cover, Sunset, by Sadie Mackie, invites the reader to open the book and to revel in its content.

RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra to play Leisureland

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BEETHOVEN'S SEVENTH Symphony, referred to by Wagner as "the apotheosis of dance", and which received a new lease of life via its inclusion in the soundtrack to The King's Speech, will be performed in Galway.

Vladimir and Anton - sibling revelry

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VLADIMIR AND Anton, the Slovakian violinist brothers described as “the Nigel Kennedy’s of their nation”, by the London Evening Standard, will give a concert in Galway at the end of this month.

Lunchtime Jazz and little gigs @ GJF17

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GALWEGIANS LOOKING for jazz music during their lunchtime break can head down to the Black Gate Cultural Centre on St Francis Street, during the Galway Jazz Festival.

 

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